Fat bombs on a keto diet is a pleasant and healthy snack consisting of keto ingredients. Also fat bombs can be used as a dessert or a substitute for a whole meal. In this treat, usually more than 90% fat, almost no carbohydrates. A couple of positive things: fat bombs can have any taste you like. In addition, they are very easy to make!
Why are fat bombs so popular on a keto diet?
In addition to the simplicity of preparation and pleasant taste, fat bombs on keto diets have a whole range of useful nutrients. They are even more beneficial than in foods with a higher protein content (for example, Brussels sprouts or chicken). Due to the fact that fat bombs are almost entirely composed of fat, protein and carbohydrates, there is practically no unhealthy elements. For this reason, food helps to burn more fat during energy consumption, because of this you lose weight faster and remain in a state of ketosis.
What ingredients are most commonly found in fat bombs?
Most often in fatty bombs there are 2 ingredients: high-fat dairy products and coconut oil. Thanks to coconut oil, your body gets extra ketones to maintain ketosis. This type of fat is capable of rapid absorption, which is a source of fast fuel for the human body.
What are the useful fat bombs on keto diet?
Fat bombs with a high content of fatty dairy products have unique properties that are so beneficial to the human body. For example, they contain many vitamins, minerals, fatty acids. Fatty bombs also contain conjugated linoleic acid, which is able to prevent cardiovascular diseases and also improves the immune function of the body. If we talk about keto diet, then it is worth remembering that such an acid can reduce the amount of body fat. Conjugated linoleic acid can often be seen in the composition of dairy products produced by healthy cows.
How to make fat bombs?
1. Identify your preferences in taste and texture of the fat bomb
Think about when you will eat a fat bomb and how it should be. It can be big or small, sour or bitter, sad or chewing. It all depends on your tastes.
2. Determine the fat base for treats
Almost all fat bombs should have a fat base. The basic requirements for such a fat-based treat: it must harden when frozen and maintain its consistency at room temperature.
If you like to try something new and invent unusual recipes, then experiment with the creation of fat bombs from animal fats.
The most popular fatty bases for fat bombs:
Unusual ingredients for the fatty base:
- Animal fat (eg, fat)
- Hard cheese
Fatty bases without dairy fats:
- Coconut oil;
- Nut Cheese
Vegetarian fatty bases for fat sweets:
- Coconut oil
- Nut Cheese
3. Choose a fat bomb stuff
After you choose the fat base for fat bombs, you need to pick up the remaining components.
First, select the ingredients that are always in the house: a sweetener (for example, erythritol), spices and salt.
After selecting the spices or sugar substitute, select the ingredients that can be added to the fat bomb:
- Cocoa (in powder form);
- Coconut chips;
- Vanilla or vanilla extract;
- Low carb syrups (for example, wedge syrup);
- Seeds of flax, chias or hemp;
- Olive oil;
- Cinnamon powder;
- Fresh berries (for example, blueberries, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries);
- Bacon (strips or pieces of bacon);
- Chicken eggs;
- Sliced meat (for example, salami sausage, meat steak or salmon steak);
- Ground herbs;
- Vegetables with low carbohydrate fruits (such as blueberries, tomatoes, onions)
- Soft cheese;
- Sour cream;
- Lemon juice
Ingredients can be even more. This list describes only the most popular components of fat bombs on a keto diet.
4. Mix all ingredients
To get fat bombs you need to mix all the ingredients and make one ball or a nutrition bar.
To shape your fat bomb on a keto diet, you need to melt the fatty base and interfere with the ingredients you choose. From the softened fatty basis you can easily make a fumble or a rectangular bar. After modeling, put the finished treat in the fridge. Fat bombs will be ready after complete freezing of the fat base.
Fat bomb form
The most difficult thing in making a fat bomb on a keto diet is learning how to sculpt a beautifully shaped treat. Sometimes the fat base does not want to gently grasp or, on the contrary, is too dense texture.
Remember that your fat bomb doesn’t always have to look like candy, food bar or ball. You can knead the fat base in such a way as to make cookies.
In the article with the recipes of fat bombs, you will learn the most interesting cooking options for this low-carb delicacy.